Kent SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
4

Kent, WA Photos

Source: Public Domain
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Kent, Washington Info Snack

Kent is a city located in King County, Washington, United States. It is the sixth largest city in the state and third largest in the county. Kent is in the heart of the Seattle?Tacoma metropolitan area, located 19 miles south of Seattle and 19 miles northeast of Tacoma. Incorporated in 1890, it is the second oldest incorporated city in King County, after Seattle. Kent's population as of April, 2010 was 92,411 according to the 2010 census. The total grew to an estimated 126,952 as of July 1, 2015, owing primarily to annexation.
Population
126,561
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$284,900
Median Income
$64,573
Median Rent
$1,192

Rankings for Kent in Washington

Best Places Around Kent

1

Gig Harbor, WA
Population 8,307

2

Summit View, WA
Population 7,312

3

Fife, WA
Population 9,645

4

Midland, WA
Population 8,730

5

Sumner, WA
Population 9,691

6

Wollochet, WA
Population 6,386

7

Tacoma, WA
Population 205,602

8

Puyallup, WA
Population 39,274

9

Clover Creek, WA
Population 6,293

10

Lake Tapps, WA
Population 13,030

Map Of Kent, WA

Population over time in Kent

Year Population % Change
2017 126,561 0.9%
2016 125,492 1.0%
2015 124,292 1.4%
2014 122,620 6.0%
2013 115,703 6.4%
2012 108,700 6.9%
2011 101,652 13.6%
2010 89,446 -

Crime in Kent Per 100k

Crime Kent WA USA
Violent Crime 360.5 304.5 382.9
Murder 5.4 3.1 5.3
Robbery 157.4 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 143.4 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 5371.0 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 734.9 590.4 430.4
Larceny 3617.3 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 1018.7 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Kent

White
45.6% (57,751)
African American
10.9% (13,813)
American Indian
0.7% (907)
Asian
19.9% (25,172)
Hawaiian
1.7% (2,195)
Other
0.1% (137)
Two Or More
5.1% (6,434)
Hispanic
15.9% (20,152)
Race Kent WA USA
White 45.6% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 10.9% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 19.9% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 1.7% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.1% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 15.9% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Kent, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.4% (683,429)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (493,587)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.2% (911,239)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (1,139,049)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (1,657,949)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (2,429,971)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (1,645,293)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.5% (2,214,817)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.8% (860,614)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (607,492)
Income Kent WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.2% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.5% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.8% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Kent

Female
49.9% (63,138)
Male
50.1% (63,422)
Gender Kent WA USA
Female 49.9% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kent for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.9% (8,723)
9-12th Grade
7.7% (9,765)
High School / GED
26.0% (32,883)
Some College
23.3% (29,529)
Associate's Degree
11.4% (14,460)
Bachelor's Degree
17.8% (22,468)
Master's Degree
5.1% (6,478)
Professional Degree
1.2% (1,531)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (719)
Education Kent WA USA
< 9th Grade 6.9% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 7.7% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.0% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 23.3% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.4% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.8% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.1% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.5% 1.4%

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